Principal Architect

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

 

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

Rogers is dynamic Canadian media and telecommunications company. Innovation is our legacy and building a brilliant modern future is our mission. As a leading Canadian company, we are passionate about winning and committed to pursuing the best. This translates into everything we do, including the selection of a candidate.  

 

Who we are  

We are Rogers Tech Hub, a product-centric way of funding and delivering technology based on Scaled Agile, bringing IT, Digital, and Business teams together to deliver the highest-value solutions in the shortest amount of time. 

We achieve this by continuously 

  • Investing in talent to cultivate in-house innovation 
  • Modernizing our tools and technology  
  • Empowering teams to collaborate with accountability 

 

Reporting to Director, Architecture of BSS, you will play a critical role in defining IT systems strategies, communicating them to leadership team, and driving the roadmap to completion.  

 

What you will be doing – key responsibilities: 

  • Develop relationships with business stakeholders, technology leadership team, and product managers to build the technology strategy to deliver the business strategies. 
  • Research key technology trends, architectural patterns, and best practices and provide the expertise to the technology teams. 
  • Define the target and transitional architecture states for BSS systems to support the business strategy and define the architecture principles that guide design decision making. 
  • Analyze the current IT landscape, detect critical deficiencies, and build gap analysis to drive the technology roadmap. 
  • Lead identification and analysis of key industry and technology trends and provide technical leadership in vendor selection initiatives (RFI/RFQ/RFPs). 
  • Communicate the technology strategy to senior leadership teams and stakeholders at various levels of the IT and Business organisations. 
  • Develop internal architectural standards and patterns and communicate them across solution architects, tech leads, and developers. 
  • Provide strategic technical direction across value streams and ARTs to ensure the organization can take advantage of emerging opportunities while responding to and mitigating threats. 

 

What you bring – competencies & qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or Engineering discipline (required). 
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as an Enterprise Architect in a large enterprise IT or Engineering department. 
  • A strong understanding of Telco applications and Business Support Systems (BSS), focusing on CRM, order management, and Billing domains. 
  • A strong understanding and experience in Microservices architecture and cloud native solutions. 
  • A strong understanding of common architecture frameworks and information models such as TM Forum Frameworx (Open API, TAM, eTOM, SID) or Zachman. 
  • Strong decision-making, consensus building and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills both in person and written. 
  • A keen and demonstrated interest in learning opportunitiesto further develop self and community. 

 

 

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.


Please click here to review conditions that may qualify for medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Information Technology
Requisition ID: 251348
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:

  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
 
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology

 

 

 

Location: 

Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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